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System Properties Comparison AllegroGraph vs. FatDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. MemSQL vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameAllegroGraph  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionHigh performance, persistent RDF store with additional support for Graph DBMSA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.A multi-model DBMS and application serverMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage
Primary database modelDocument store infowith version 6.5
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Key-value store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.88
Rank#165  Overall
#26  Document stores
#14  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Score3.46
Rank#84  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#42  Relational DBMS
Score4.95
Rank#64  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score1.08
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websiteallegrograph.comwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.memsql.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationfranz.com/­agraph/­support/­documentation/­current/­agraph-introduction.htmldocs.intersystems.comdocs.memsql.com
DeveloperFranz Inc.FatCloudInterSystemsMemSQL Inc.Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release20042012199720131984
Current release7.0, April 20202017.2, October 20177.1.2, May 20207.3.3.2.0, 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
WindowsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version requiredHP Open VMS
Data schemeyes infoRDF schemasschema-freedepending on used data modelyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no infobulk load of XML files possibleyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL is used as query languageno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryesyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
Lisp
Perl
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#C#
C++
Java
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoJavaScript or Common Lispyes infovia applicationsyesyes
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeswith FederationShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication
Multi-master replication
selectable replication factorMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
AllegroGraphFatDBInterSystems CachéMemSQLOracle Rdb
Specific characteristicsKnowledge Graph Platform Leader FedShard - Designed for Entity-Event Knowledge Graph...
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Competitive advantagesAllegroGraph is uniquely suited to support adhoc queries through SPARQL, Prolog and...
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News

Advanced Knowledge Graph Visualization with New Gruff v8
12 May 2020

Ubiquitous AI Demands A New Type Of Database Sharding
5 May 2020

NEW! – Franz’s AllegroGraph 7 Powers First Distributed Semantic Knowledge Graph Solution with Federated-Sharding
29 April 2020

The Knowledge Graph Cookbook
23 April 2020

Important Update to Franz Inc.’s Customers and Partners
18 March 2020

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Scalable Knowledge Graphs using the New Distributed AllegroGraph 7
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